Are You Smarter Than a Sixth Grader?

By: Steven Miller

Are You Smarter Than a Sixth Grader?
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About This Quiz

We will quiz you on math, science, grammar, social studies, and the arts to determine if you make the grade. Will you be ahead of your class or sitting in the corner with the dunce hat on your head?
What treaty ended the American Revolutionary War?
Boston Treaty
Treaty of Louisiana
New York Treaty
Treaty of Paris

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Which musical term encourages you to play loudly?
Forte
Staccato
Vivaldi
Pianissimo

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Which food group is high in calcium?
Grains
Dairy
Fruit
Vegetables

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What time is it according to the Spanish phrase "once menos diez".
1:10
12:50
11:10
10:50

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What does the Spanish phrase "estoy bien" mean?
I am fine.
How are you?
What are you doing?
Where is the library?

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What are the parts of a painting that are in the distance called?
Horizon
Middleground
Background
Foreground

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A very large tree is measured to be 100 units tall. Which unit is the most appropriate to use?
Meters
Centimeters
Millimeters
Kilometers

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What percentage of fat intake are you not supposed to exceed?
40%
20%
50%
30%

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What is 8 to the power of 2 equal to?
6
16
10
64

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What are the primary colors?
Red, blue and yellow
Blue, yellow and green
Green, orange and purple
Red, blue and green

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What does pliƩ mean in dance?
To bend
To move
To sit
To stretch

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Which description best describes a tragedy in theater?
Exaggerated in nature where the hero lives
Serious in nature where the hero dies
Exaggerated in nature where the hero dies
Serious in nature where the hero lives

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Where should you store potatoes?
In a cool, well-ventilated place
In a plastic bag in the refrigerator
On the counter top
Uncovered in the refrigerator crisper

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What is the time between childhood and adulthood called?
Teenage years
Toddler
Puberty
Infant

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Which of the following uses pi in the calculation?
The speed of light
The area of a circle
The area of a rectangle
The circumference of a circle

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What is comparing two similar things using the word "like" or "as" called?
Simile
Rhyme
Metaphor
Comparison

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Who is the head of the executive branch of U.S. government?
Senate Majority Leader
President
Speaker of the House
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

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How many eighth notes can there be in a whole note?
4
32
8
16

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Which word best completes the sentence, "The person _____ you met this morning was my friend."?
Which
Whom
That
Who

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What is the name of the plant cell structure that allows it to capture energy from the sun?
Electrons
Mitochondrion
Cell wall
Chloroplast

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What type of economy has supply and demand as an important concept?
Traditional
Capitalist
Niche
Market

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Which is the most true of a solar eclipse?
It occurs during the day.
They are more rare than lunar eclipses.
They happen during the night.
They are more common than lunar eclipses.

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What is the art of arranging dance movements in a performance called?
Blocking
Arrangement
Improvization
Choreography

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What is the verb in the sentence, "Some people worry all the time."?
Worry
All
Time
People

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Which word best completes the sentence, "I have ______ many friends."?
To
Too
Two
So

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What was the material used to make paper in Ancient Egypt?
Papyrus
Lotus
Bamboo
Stone

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What are smaller segments within theatrical plays called?
Speeches
Scenes
Stages
Acts

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A car traveled 247 miles in 4 hours and 15 minutes. What was its average miles per hour?
55 mph
62.5 mph
59.5 mph
58.1 mph

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What percentage of the Earth is covered in water?
Two-thirds
60%
71%
50%

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If your meal costs $23.80 and you gave a 20% tip, how much did you spend in total?
$28.56
$29.00
$4.76
$25.00

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